On the Wings of a Butterfly: A Story About Life and Death

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Lisa, a young child dying of cancer, befriends a caterpillar preparing to transform into a butterfly as she goes through her own journey of change toward her death

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This is the gentle, honest story of Lisa, a child dying of cancer, who finds comfort and support in her friendship with a caterpillar preparing for transformation into a Monarch butterfly. The two share their quiet fears and questions and embrace the unknown together. On the Wings of a Butterfly will provide a generous and uplifting start for the delicate task of talking with children and listening to them talk about death and dying.

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Marilyn Maples, Ph.D., serves as a co-instructor in psychiatry at the College of Medicine at the University of Florida. She has written, directed and produced educational media for health professionals, including the film documentaries Children with Cancer. Her articles have appeared in numerous health professional magazines.

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